The Pathless Review (PlayStation 5)

Become the Hunter, a master of archery who travels to a mystical island to dispel a curse of darkness that grips the world. Forge a connection with your eagle companion and soar through the air. Perform fluid acrobatics and execute awesome trick shots with a unique archery system that allows effortless shooting while moving at high speeds.

Become the Hunter, a master of archery who travels to a mystical island to dispel a curse of darkness that grips the world. Forge a connection with your eagle companion and soar through the air. Perform fluid acrobatics and execute awesome trick shots with a unique archery system that allows effortless shooting while moving at high speeds.

Pros:

  • Gorgeous graphics.
  • 4.03GB download size.
  • Platinum trophy.
  • Graphics mode-performance or resolution.
  • Invert camera and/or camera yaw.
  • Tutorial pop-ups as you play.
  • Free to explore the vast open grounds.
  • Hit orbs to propel yourself forward and move around like a ninja. The orbs give juice to power your movement and jumping.
  • Slight puzzle elements.
  • Beautiful world.
  • Upgrade your bird sidekick.
  • Great story.
  • Jaw-dropping set pieces.
  • It’s very fluid.
  • Uses haptic really well.

The Pathless Review (PlayStation 5)

Cons:

  • Only one control layout.
  • The gameplay is not explained.
  • Movement takes some getting used to.
  • Can’t skip cutscenes.
  • Not sure what the game expects of you and you of the game.
  • Without orbs to propel you the game is very slow.
  • Loses its fizz after a few hours of play.
  • You kind of see everything in a few hours then it’s just a case of going through the motions.

The Pathless Review (PlayStation 5)

  • 8/10
    Graphics - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Sound - 8/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 8/10
    Fun Factor - 8/10
7.6/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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